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Alberta Court freezes Union Legislation
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 19 2014

The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench granted an injunction to prevent an Alberta law from coming into force until a Constitutional challenge to the law

Supreme Court of Canada upholds ruling that drug detector dog search at school violates students’ charter rights
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 3 2008

In a recent case, the Supreme Court of Canada examined whether a drug-detector or “sniffer” dog search of student property undertaken by the police at a school was reasonable

Bill 3: proposed reform or an infringement of constitutional rights?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2014

Anyone who is unfamiliar with Québec’s current events and public debates might be puzzled by the sight of police officers wearing funky cargo pants

Disfellowshipping is Hard to Do
  • Drache Aptowitzer LLP
  • Canada
  • May 23 2017

On April 13, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada granted, to the Judicial Committee of the Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Highwood

Appeal dismissed - 10 October 2014
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 10 2014

On appeal from the judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal, 2012 QCCA 1449, pronounced August 15, 2012. Kazemi, a Canadian citizen, visited Iran in

RCMP harassment lawsuit: Six lessons for employers
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2016

This article first appeared in The Globe and Mail. The RCMP and the federal government announced its plans on Thursday to settle a class action

Applications for leave to appeal granted - 13 October 2016
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 13 2016

The applicant Mr. Sheikhzadeh-Mashgoul (“Mr. Mashgoul”) is a civil engineer who represented a consulting engineering firm on a road improvement

Determining the balance: religious freedom and access to the courts
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • January 29 2013

The balance between religious freedom and access to justice is often a difficult one. In an attempt to balance these rights, Alberta Justice has a

Coulda, shoulda? The SCC expands the abuse of process doctrine in Behn v. Moulton Contracting Ltd
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2013

In Behn v. Moulton Contracting Ltd., 2013 SCC 26, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "Court") expanded the doctrine of abuse of process to preclude

Landmark LGBT legal moments World Pride edition
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2014

As Toronto continues to host the world for this year's World Pride celebrations, I thought it was a good time to look back at some of the landmark